Former Kaizer Chiefs transfer target Franck Mbella Etouga is reportedly seeking to force an exit from his current club with interest from European sides keeping a close eye on his situation.

As far back as June rumours emerged that Chiefs had showed an initial interest in the Cameroonian forward after firing his ways to the top of the Ghana Premier League scoring charts for Asante Kotoko.

Chiefs are believed to have tabled an offer but failed to entice Kotoko to South African shores amid several interested teams in Europe.

A lucrative R26 million move was purported with Italian Serie A side Udinese Calcio topping the list of interested parties while German club SC Frieburg were also said to be keen.

Despite strong transfer speculation, Etouga remains on the books of Kotoko with the striker said to be furious at the situation and refusing to train.

“Striker Franck Mbella Etouga is unhappy at Asante Kotoko and is forcing a move away from the Ghananian giants,” read a report from

“The 20-year-old has told the club’s top brass that he’s no longer interested in continuing his career in Kumasi and wants out.

“The striker has refused to train in a bid to force his way out of the club.

“The striker refused to travel with the team to Sudan for their pre-season tour to highlight his desire and quest to force his way out of the club,” reads the report which also adds that it will take a miracle for Etouga to play for Kotoko this season.

Etouga is not in the squad that is in Cotonou, Benin to play against Rail Club du Kadiogo of Burkina Faso in the first round of the CAF Champions League on Monday.

The club has named seven other forwards in that squad

He remains under contract until 2024.

Another Chiefs target Musa Kamara had a chaotic ending to his time with Bo Rangers in Sierra Leone before moving out to Al Ittihad in Libya.

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